Mesquite Officials Warning About Possible Distemper OutbreakOfficials in Mesquite are warning that there a possible outbreak of distemper in raccoons in their area. When transmitted, distemper can attack the nervous system and cause personal pets to act aggressively.
North Texas Animal Sanctuary Gets 10 New Big CatsEight months after a distemper outbreak began at the In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center in Wylie the sanctuary is welcoming more than a dozen new big cats.
7th Big Cat Dies At Texas Animal Refuge From VirusA tiger described as the "soul" of a North Texas animal sanctuary has become the seventh big cat to die from an outbreak of a fatal virus.
Seventh Big Cat Dies At In-Sync ExoticsA female cougar named Crimson, 20, passed away this week at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center.
Sixth Tiger Dies From Canine Distemper In WylieIn-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center has lost another one of its tigers to canine distemper.
Supporters Raise Funds For In-Sync ExoticsSupporters of the big cat sanctuary in Wylie are finding unusual ways to raise funds for it after a wave of viral infections killed three tigers and a lioness there and sickened some twenty other animals.
Canine Distemper Kills Fourth Big Cat In WylieA fourth big cat has died at an animal sanctuary in Wylie where officials are trying to stop the spread of canine distemper.
Deadly Disease Strikes Exotic Animal SanctuaryAn outbreak of a deadly disease has struck a North Texas exotic animal sanctuary.